Fullstack developer at Soundation music studio

Soundation — music collaboration without boundaries

Soundation is the most powerful web music studio in the world and has more than 100 thousand monthly active users. Our focus, and what we are now working on, is to become the most collaborative studio anyone has ever seen, to empower music creators all over the world to make music together.

We are now looking to hire a Full-Stack Developer to help us deliver on our product vision. If you’re passionate about music, loves to solve problems and hard-working, Soundation is an ideal place to get ahead. Apply today!

 

Music creation is next in line to transform the music industry

It has never been easier for producers, songwriters, and artists to distribute and market their music, thanks to the development within online music tech the last ten years. And as browsers’ performance closes in on the desktop app experience, online music creating tools are about to take a big leap. Creation is next in line to transform the industry with accessibility, shareability, and real-time collaboration.

We are now building a brand new development team in Stockholm and we are looking for talented individuals to join us on our mission.

Is this you?

  • Do you produce music or use a DAW (as a hobby or professional), or are curious about it?
  • Do you enjoy learning from you colleagues and sharing your knowledge?
  • Are you not afraid of tackling a task that requires you to acquire new skills?
  • Do you want to work in an open and transparent team?
  • Do you enjoy taking ownership of your work and seeing it from start to finish?

What will you do?

  • Use the latest web technologies to provide an unmatched DAW experience in a browser environment
  • Work autonomously together with a team of developers and designers to design, implement, review, test and optimize features and improvements across the entire product
  • Work on any level(s) of the stack as necessary
  • Work closely with the CTO and product management and be a part of the overall direction of the product and technology
  • Learn new and develop existing skills in order to continuously improve design and architecture of the platform
  • Create technical solutions for third party extensions to the product

Requirements

  • JavaScript and Node.js
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Proficient with SQL including performance considerations
  • Using Docker in development and/or production environments
  • Production-level experience with React or similar
  • Experience with git and working in CI/CD environments

Bonus points

  • Comfortable with TypeScript or other static type checking for JavaScript such as Flow
  • Experimented or more with WebAssembly and Emscripten
  • Experimented or more with Web Audio API
  • Experience with C/C++ or other lower level languages
  • Production-level experience with AWS
  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Experience with reactive programming such as using RxJS

Responsibilities

  • Have a pragmatic and iterative mindset in order to efficiently find the best solution to high level problems
  • Consider code quality in your own work and others, taking initiative with improving the developer experience
  • Take security and performance into account as a natural part of your work process
  • Communicate and be transparent with the rest of the team
  • Give and receive constructive feedback between other developers to ensure we learn as a team

What do we offer?

  • Work with music in your day-to-day job!
  • Flexible work hours
  • Be creative and develop your own role
  • A fixed monthly salary plus options program

Location

We have our office at Götgatan in Stockholm

Apply

Please send your resume, including portfolio and cover letter in English as soon as possible to jobs@soundation.com

Learn more about Soundation studio

True real-time collaboration

Music collaborations are taking over the charts with about 50% of the tracks on the top lists being artist and/or producer collaborations. We are currently building real-time collaboration which will enable anyone to make music with anyone around the world.

  • See what your friends are doing as they do it.
  • No compatibility issues – it just works.
  • Live streams and webinars
  • Enable influencers and artist to engage with fans.

 

World’s most powerful online studio

Soundation’s development team has worked closely with Google’s WebAssembly and WebAudio teams, to build one of the most powerful web apps out there and increased the performance with 320%. We have started on the journey to of closing the gap towards professional music production tools.

 

Professional plugins from Propellerhead

In the fall/winter of 2019 we will build the world’s first online host for Rack Extensions, the plugin format developed by Propellerheads which will enable professional plugin in an online studio. The first plugin will be Europa, but the have more than 500 plugins that are next in line.